High Bun Creatinine Levels What Does It Mean? Ayurvedic Treatment – Dr. Puneet Dhawan.
Overview of kidneys
Kidney problems are an unhealthy condition and the most common people prone to such a condition are high blood sugar level and diabetic patients. Creatinine is the condition of kidney failure in which chemical waste product of muscle metabolism is found in the body. High level of creatinine indicates that kidney is not able to filter the waste out of the body. Ayurvedic treatment for creatinine levels is preferred by most people due to no side effects and is useful due to anti-inflammatory actions.
BUN or creatinine level
BUN and creatinine are the primary tests that are used to check how the kidneys are able to filter waste products from the blood. BUN is Blood urea nitrogen which is a normal waste product formed in the blood due to the breakdown of proteins from the food and the body metabolism. It is normally removed from the blood by your kidneys. However, the rise in the BUN level is indicative of slow down of kidney functions.
The BUN is the most important indicator of kidney disease. Urea is one of the byproducts which indicate the impairment of kidneys. The BUN-creatinine ratio provides the exact report about the kidney functions and the possible cause of kidney disease. Acute dehydration can trigger the chances of high BUN.
Symptoms of high creatinine level or BUN
High creatinine level if not controlled on time can eventually lead to kidney failure. Some of the common symptoms of high creatinine level are:
- Change in the color of urine
- Nausea and vomiting
- Pain in abdomen, back and joints
- Kidney stones
- Itchiness in the skin
- Blood in urine in severe cases
- Swollen hands, ankles, feet and face
Diet plan to lower down the Creatinine
Kidneys are very fragile during the damage and the food we intake put strains on kidneys. So, a diet chart can help in decreasing the load on kidneys. Quick tips for planning a right diet are:
- Fresh fruits and vegetables like peaches, cherries, onion, grapes, cranberries, lettuce, watermelon and apples should be included in the diet
- One should restrict the liquids like aerated drinks, orange juice, alcohol and coffee
- Right portion of low proteins should be taken such as eggs, skimmed milk, low-fat cheese
- Fresh meal should be prepared instead of packed food as it is healthy and contains less sodium
Ayurveda is an ancient science of treating physical ailments. Ayurvedic treatment makes use of herbs that have healing properties and have proven to reverse the kidney failure functions. Some of the common herbs that are used in Ayurvedic medicines are Punarnava, Gokshur, Shirish, Shigeru, Varun, Kaasni, Milk Thistle and much more. These herbs have no side-effects, unlike allopathic medicines. Karma Ayurveda has been one of the best centers for Ayurvedic treatment in Asia. It has successfully treated millions of kidney patients and has created a brand name for itself.